Discover the Best of the Best Prize Winning Authors

The Nobel Prize For Literature

The Nobel Prize For Literature has been awarded 107 times to 111 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2014.

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Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

The Pulitzer Prize is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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The Jerusalem Prize

The Jerusalem Prize is awarded to a writer whose work best expresses and promotes the idea of the ''freedom of the individual in society.''

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The Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. This prize has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

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The Franz Kafka Prize

The Franz Kafka Prize is an international literary award presented in honour of Franz Kafka, the German language novelist. The prize was first awarded in 2001.

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The Neustadt International Prize

The Neustadt International Prize is the first international literary award to originate in the United States, and is one for which poets, novelists, and playwrights are equally eligible.

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Hans Christian Andersen Award

The Hans Christian Andersen Award is awarded to a living author and illustrator whose works have made a lasting contribution to children's literature, every other year.

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Kazuo Ishiguro

2017 Noble Prize Winning Author

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 has been awarded to 62 year old English author, Kazuo Ishiguro who, according to the Swedish academy, “in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.

Born in Nagasaki, Japan, Ishiguro and his family moved to the UK when he was five years old. He graduated from the University of Kent in 1978 and completed his Master’s in creative writing at the University of East Anglia’s in 1980. Mr. Ishiguro has published seven acclaimed novels.

 

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Kazua Ishiguro

  • "Who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world."